Eabhann M O'Connor

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OBJECTIVE To examine possible gender-specific differences in 24-hr outcome following resuscitation from 9 mins of controlled cardiac arrest. DESIGN Preclinical, prospective study comparing two similarly prepared, independent control groups (one female group, one male group) included in a larger series of studies. SETTING Physiology research laboratory(More)
In 12 normal and 50 high risk pregnancies fetal breathing and fetal trunk movements were measured by real time ultrasound after the mothers had been given oral glucose. Fetal breathing was significantly reduced in the two fetuses which subsequently died and in five of six fetuses developing fetal distress in labour. Two patterns of breathing were noted in(More)
AIM To examine the cost benefit conferred by the perioperative administration of intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) in lower limb arthroplasty. METHODS This study evaluates the use of TXA in 200 consecutive lower limb arthroplasties performed in a single surgeon series. The initial 100 patients (control group) underwent surgery without perioperative(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess whether a correlation exists between newsworthiness (Altmetric score) and scientific impact markers, such as citation analysis, impact factors, and levels of evidence. METHODS The top five most cited articles for the year 2014 and 2015 from the top 10 ranking urology journals (Scientific Impact Group) were identified. The top 50(More)
Methods: Using the EPR, we developed a questionnaire and prospectively examined each patient encounter. This form was used to collect information on disease type and reason for encounter: 1) IV therapy, 2) oral therapy, 3) urgent care (admit/discharge), 4) procedure. Patterns of attendance were examined for common malignancies; Central Nervous System (CNS),(More)
Giant oesophageal leiomyomas are rare benign neoplasms accounting for 0.4% of all oesophageal tumours. Diffuse leiomyomatosis is an even rarer entity among oesophageal diseases, with only approximately 40 cases reported in the literature. In contrast to a leiomyoma, which typically comprises a discrete tumour nodule, leiomyomatosis is characterized(More)
INTRODUCTION Surgery performed later in the week has been associated with longer length of stay (LOS). The aim of this study was to assess if the day of the surgery impacted the LOS for two major urological procedures in a tertiary referral university teaching hospital. METHODS A retrospective review was performed of two major urological procedures(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to compare the performance of preoperative risk nomograms or detecting lymph node invasion in a cohort of men undergoing radical prostatectomy (RP). METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed on all men (n = 145) who underwent RP between 2012 and 2015. Preoperative data was inputted to the Memorial(More)